Nicola Kemp

Head of features

Nicola Kemp is Head of Features at Campaign. She joined Marketing magazine in 2005 from Emap, where she was features reporter on Media & Marketing Europe, a pan-European monthly based in London.

Her first journalism job was as a financial journalist at Standard & Poors and she has a history degree from Bristol University.

Turkey of the week: Green Flag "Bringing common sense to the rescue" by WCRS
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Turkey of the week: Green Flag "Bringing common sense to the rescue" by WCRS

Nicola Kemp thinks Green Flag is having an identity crisis.

ASA to introduce new guidelines on gender stereotyping in ads
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ASA to introduce new guidelines on gender stereotyping in ads

Brands will need to adhere to new standards on advertising which features stereotypical gender roles of characteristics.

#WorkThatWorks campaign shows flexibility is key to retaining Millennial talent
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#WorkThatWorks campaign shows flexibility is key to retaining Millennial talent

Flexible working could be the key to holding onto Millennial talent, according to a new report from social media training experts Digital Mums.

Dove pulls breastfeeding ad after consumer outcry
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Dove pulls breastfeeding ad after consumer outcry

Unilever is pulling its controversial Baby Dove ad that has been accused of supporting those who oppose breastfeeding in public.

Say yes to action on gender diversity: Six women on their first Cannes Lions
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Say yes to action on gender diversity: Six women on their first Cannes Lions

The six winners of the GoDaddy Scholarship for Women in Technology, in partnership with Campaign, are playing their part in ensuring diversity goes beyond talk.

Don't co-opt Pride without authenticity, experts suggest
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Don't co-opt Pride without authenticity, experts suggest

Industry sources have warned brands not to rush in and add to the "rainbow logo soup" of Pride without a long-term and authentic inclusivity strategy.

Women in advertising are 'humourless, mute and in the kitchen'
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Women in advertising are 'humourless, mute and in the kitchen'

The advertising industry is guilty of "forgetting about women" according to a major research project into women's representation in advertising unveiled at Cannes Lions today.

#CampaignforEquality urges industry to take action on diversity in Cannes
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#CampaignforEquality urges industry to take action on diversity in Cannes

A plethora of leading figures have called on the industry to move from talk to action on diversity as part of the #CampaignforEquality at Cannes Lions this week.

JWT teams with Creative Equals to highlight lack of gender equality at Cannes
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JWT teams with Creative Equals to highlight lack of gender equality at Cannes

J Walter Thompson London has teamed up with Creative Equals to place a spotlight on the low levels of women at the top table of creativity.

Women forging creativity: Ana Balarin's creative side hustle
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Women forging creativity: Ana Balarin's creative side hustle

As one half of London's leading husband-and-wife creative team, Ana Balarin, executive creative director at Mother London, is part of a new breed of creatives redefining industry role models.

Women forging creativity: how being a chairwoman has changed Kate Stanners
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Women forging creativity: how being a chairwoman has changed Kate Stanners

As one of the first women to become chair and chief creative officer of a major global agency network, Kate Stanners has a unique perspective on the power of female creativity, writes Nicola Kemp.

Women forging creativity: director Susanne Bier says the gender 'tipping point' is far off
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Women forging creativity: director Susanne Bier says the gender 'tipping point' is far off

From directing The Night Manager to putting the drama back into the Boots No7 brand, Susanne Bier is the first female director with an Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe to her name. She tells Nicola Kemp why women should not need to compromise to achieve their creative potential.

Creatives and artists explain how diversity fuels brands
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Creatives and artists explain how diversity fuels brands

Actors Idris Elba and Gabourey Sidibe are among the creative voices explaining why diversity is crucial for the advertising and marketing industries.

Creative Equals urges Cannes Lions festival to #SharetheSpotlight
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Creative Equals urges Cannes Lions festival to #SharetheSpotlight

Creative Equals has teamed up with Campaign to urge the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity to reach a 50:50 gender split in speakers by 2018 as part of the #CampaignforEquality.

Campaign and GoDaddy reveal winners of Cannes Lions competition to #CampaignforEquality
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Campaign and GoDaddy reveal winners of Cannes Lions competition to #CampaignforEquality

The winners of the GoDaddy Scholarship for Women in Technology, in association with Campaign, have been revealed.

Breaking the glass lion
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Breaking the glass lion

The advertising industry is guilty of spending too long admiring the problem of gender diversity, while away from the headlines real change still lags behind the rhetoric, writes Nicola Kemp.

Research reveals lack of trust in political advertising
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Research reveals lack of trust in political advertising

Consumers do not understand or trust the core marketing messages of the main political parties, research undertaken for Campaign has shown.

Campaign and GoDaddy launch Cannes Lions competition to #CampaignforEquality
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Campaign and GoDaddy launch Cannes Lions competition to #CampaignforEquality

Campaign has partnered with GoDaddy, the world's largest cloud platform provider dedicated to small, independent ventures, to launch a competition offering five women in the creative technology space the opportunity to attend the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

McDonald's CMO: 'We suffered from fake news long before Trump'
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McDonald's CMO: 'We suffered from fake news long before Trump'

In an era of fake news and social media driven consumer advocacy, McDonald's has had to open up its brand and marketing efforts in unprecedented ways.

McDonald's CMO: 'we suffered from fake news long before Trump'
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McDonald's CMO: 'we suffered from fake news long before Trump'

In an era of fake news and social media driven consumer advocacy, McDonald's has had to open up its brand and marketing efforts in unprecedented ways.

Making media fun again: why we must free our industry from outdated models
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The industry needs an audience-first media revolution that balances brand and outcomes, writes Mindshare's global chief executive.

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